3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    TBC - Subject to the completion of pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    11 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 to £43,685.00

English Teacher job summary

Endeavour Federation are looking for a qualified English Teacher join a enthusiastic and welcoming team at Southern Cross School and will join us in motivating students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.

Southern Cross School is a Special School for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs with 130 pupils. We have recently expanded our provision with an extra new building which has been designed to deliver our therapeutic vision. Our vision is to create a therapeutic, harmonious environment which promotes feelings of safety and security, to allow our pupils to explore, enjoy learning, and reach their full potential. Building a sense of community around the child. We aim to become a leading therapeutic provision which is high quality and expert in recognising and meeting the needs of ALL of the pupils, with outstanding teaching and engaging learning. We achieve positive outcomes for ALL our pupils, including emotional wellbeing and self-belief, creating successful, happy, healthy individuals. Developing skills that enable their ability to sustain employment and build security in their lives.

We are looking for an English teacher who is able to teach and enthuse our young people across a wide ability range. You will need to be able to plan and deliver engaging lessons based on the National Curriculum differentiated to meet the needs of our cohort. We have a strong focus on developing communication skills and working to improve pupils’ vocabulary and ability to express themselves. We concentrate on identifying and filling gaps in pupils’ learning to get them to a point where they can access the national curriculum and age- appropriate work so there is an emphasis on literacy skills and developing reading throughout. Experience of teaching AQA English Language GCSE would be beneficial.  


  • A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery
  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work as a team.
  • The ability to work towards deadlines.
  • The ability to motivate both students and your peers.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Experience innovating to deliver the curriculum.


  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • A successful NQT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations
  • Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.

Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school or to contact the headteacher for an informal conversation. To find out more about the Federation and our schools, visit our website myendeavour.uk/

Start Date: Subject to the completion of pre-employment checks

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially discussing the role with you in the near future. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


The school's governors are committed to safeguarding, and successful applicants will be subjected to a thorough screening procedure that includes self-disclosure with regard to any prior or current convictions, safeguarding concerns etc. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and enhanced DBS clearance is required and the children’s Barred List will be checked. Endeavour Federation’s Safeguarding Policy can be found here: Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy". 

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About Southern Cross School

School type
Special school, ages 9 to 16
School size
129 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

A Special School for young people with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs.

School location

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